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MSU entered the top 150 of the Shanghai ranking of universities in the world

16.08.2022 ТАСС 57 просмотров

MSU has been the leader among Russian universities in the Shanghai Ranking for almost 20 years.

Lomonosov Moscow State University has been a leader among domestic universities in the Shanghai Ranking (Academic Ranking of World Universities, ARWU) for almost 20 years. This was stated on Monday by the Rector of Moscow State UniversityVictor Sadovnichy.

The new global ranking of ARWU universities is presented on August 15. The first place was taken by Harvard University, the second and third positions in the ranking were shared by Stanford University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This time MSU entered the group 101-150 out of 1,000. As indicated on the rating website, in 2021 the university occupied the 97th position, and in 2020 — the 93rd line. In 2019, the university was ranked 87th, and in 2018 - 86th.

"For almost twenty years in a row, Moscow University has consistently received the highest ratings among domestic universities from the compilers of the Shanghai Academic University Ranking. This reflects an objective picture of the development of the national higher school, corresponds to the position of MSU in other international educational rankings," he saidViktor Sadovnichy, whose words are quoted by the press service of the university.

According to him, the results of the work "to strengthen the fundamentals and expand the range of educational programs, to improve the material and technical equipment of the educational process, to improve the research infrastructure" have to confirm the leadership positions of MSU.

"The implementation of our concept of a teaching scientist, implying a close connection between science and education, is of great importance. At the present stage of development, it is revealed in the activities of seven interdisciplinary scientific and educational schools. These are over—faculty superstructures that ensure the concentration of the best intellectual forces on breakthrough areas of cognition," he added Victor Sadovnichy.

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